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Mandatory Requirements for Recording and Reporting COVID-19

REPORTING POSITIVE COVID-19 TESTS Effective immediately, employers with more than 5 employees are required to report any positive employee COVID-19 tests, including positive test results for both work-related and non-work-related cases, to their...
20 November 2020

News, Production, COVID-19 Updates

15 Gotham Award Nominations Announced for Client Projects

On November 12, the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced the nominees for the 30th annual IFP Gotham Awards. Congratulations to this year’s nominees!
18 November 2020

News, Client Projects

The State of Diversity in the Entertainment Industry

On November 19th, 2020, we hosted a live panel discussion about the state of diversity in our industry, including some of the initiatives currently underway to ensure more inclusion and representation as we go forward, alongside the Catch A Break...
16 November 2020

News, Events, Production

California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

Hiring entities with 500 or more employees nationwide, and a public or private entity that employs health care providers or emergency responders who excluded such employees from emergency paid sick leave under the federal Families First Coronavirus...
02 November 2020

News, 2020 Updates, COVID-19 Updates

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law on March 18, 2020 to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Act includes the following provisions for certain public employers, and private employers with fewer than 500...
02 November 2020

News, 2020 Updates, COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Return to Work Agreement

The following summarizes the “COVID-19 RETURN TO WORK AGREEMENT WITH DGA, IATSE, SAG-AFTRA AND TEAMSTERS/BASIC CRAFTS” provisions and payment terms. 
23 October 2020

News, Budgets, 2020 Updates

Watch in Suspense … Seven of Our Favorite Spooky Season Films

From a suspenseful, seductive Midwestern gothic tale to a sci-fi horror story, these are some of our favorite films this fall to get into the spirit of spooky season.
19 October 2020

News, Client Projects

Aaron Sorkin Star-Studded Awards Contender Now on Netflix

Based on a true story, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” chronicles the infamous trials of seven individuals after peaceful protests outside the 1968 Democratic Convention turned violent and unraveled into a fatal clash with police officers and the...
16 October 2020

News, Client Projects

What Productions Should Know About Harassment Prevention Requirements

As a result of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements – which shone a particularly bright spotlight on the entertainment industry – some states and localities responded with sexual harassment training requirements.
21 September 2020

News, 2020 Updates

Buzzed-About ‘Nomadland’ Screening at NY, Toronto, Venice, & Telluride

Chloé Zhao’s followup to “The Rider” is the centerpiece screening of the 58th annual New York Film Festival, scheduled to run September 17th through October 11th. Last year’s New York Film Festival centerpiece was Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story,”...
17 September 2020

News